Google Class Descriptions
Advanced Band is for those that already have experience not only playing music, but being able to read music and have an understanding of music theory. Playing by ear is encouraged. If you don't read music or know theory, you may opt to send in a video of you playing for the teacher to correctly place you.
This course takes the student's knowledge of arithmetic and extends it by introducing the concepts of variables and functions. These new concepts allow students to solve a range of problems involving unknown quantities in areas such as geometry, probability and statistics, and various real-world scenarios.
Around the World Cooking and Culture
Around the World Food and Culture Welcome to Around the World Food and Culture! Here, you will go on an amazing adventure to other countries and learn about the foods from these far off and exotic places. You will learn the importance of each dish and why it is a staple for those countries. Your palate will be amazed by all the different flavors that are unique to each country. Students will also receive recipes to include, but not limited to, gluten-free, vegan, and vegetarian.
Around The World In 180 Days
We are traveling all around the world to visit some of our favorite countries, and to discover some new ones. We will learn about their environments, cultures, food, music, landmarks, and much more. All aboard!
We will explore various, famous artists while learning different techniques using mediums such as pencil, paint, clay, drawing, pastels, charcoals, and mosaic. You will be exposed to many styles of music, as there is a strong connection between music and art. This unique program will allow free expression while exploring your inner artist. Included is all the inspiration needed to complete each masterpiece.
Astronomy (Semester 2)
Explore the stars with hands-on experiments and crafts. What is a star? What is a constellation? Can a star lose its light? Are new stars born? Come find out the answers to these questions, and many more, as we reach for the stars!
Become an Entrepreneur
This is a fun, interactive class that will have each student understanding the steps and operations to owning their own business, from a neighborhood lemonade stand, to a corporation. They will learn basic money, organization, people, and leadership skills in this class.
Have you ever wanted to play in a band? This class will teach you the basic elements of music, including theory and reading notes, and you will have the opportunity to try many different instruments each semester.
Sing, sing, sing! This class is taught by Miss Brenda and will have you singing songs from all eras and genres.
Through a series of writing prompts, story ideas, cliffhangers, and more, the students in this course will put their natural storytelling to work, crafting their own unique endings, writing short stories, composing lyrics to a song, writing poetry, and much more!
Five In A Row
Fix it! Grammar
Understanding grammar and being able to edit it can be a daunting task, but with Fix it! Grammar, you will have FUN learning with games, mystery questions, word scavenger hunts, edit endeavours, and more!
Florida Native Species
Do you have a green thumb? There are plants that only grow in certain climates around the world. In this class, we will find the plants and animals that are native to our very own state. Within the state, there are many different zones where some plants can grow, and others cannot.
Forensic Science is the study of objects that relate to a crime. Each week we will become the detective as we search for evidence, gather clues, and discover how science can help solve a mystery.
InspireCraft is a private and secure Minecraft server created just for our homeschool members. Each week the kids will work on a different theme as a group. Minecraft enhances creativity, problem-solving, self-direction, collaboration, and other life skills. Everyone participating must have a laptop. Not a Chromebook; it doesn't run Minecraft.
Learn Math Fast
Learn Math Fast is a fun, interactive math course that will have the kids having fun while they learn. We will use the work from the book, and apply real-life situations to understand and solve the problems.
This class is an introduction to reading and analyzing different genres of literature: fiction, poetry, drama, and influential songs. The course will also include creative nonfiction. Students will respond critically to readings of different historical and cultural contexts through class discussion and written evidence-based literary arguments.
Inventions are what make the world around us work. In this class, we will learn about many different inventions, inventors, why we needed them, and we will also be inventing a few new things ourselves!
Making music is an amazing thing to learn how to do. In this class, we will learn the basics of music, try out instruments in all 4 music families, and even learn to march to a beat.
Discover the impact of ocean trash on marine life & learn how to help! Throughout the year you will explore the ocean levels and organisms that inhabit them, get inspired by exploring famous scientists, all while participating in various hands on projects and excursions.
This class is online on Mondays.
Capturing the elements of art through a lense! Each week you will have a different project, all while learning the basics of photography. You will also be exposed to the works of famous photographers and artists from around the world. Everyone participating must have a camera that allows you to adjust the shutter speed, aperture, and ISO.
The Roman Mysteries Book Series explores the adventures of four young detectives in Ancient Rome. During this class we will read the first five books in the series. We will also explore historical events, such as the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius, and study figures, such as Gaius Valerius Flaccus, who plays a large role in the stories.
This program is for those who love NASA, rocketry, technology, STEAM and everything space. Our Space Explorers will play games, create, invent, discover, and much more!
The Spiderwick Chronicles is a series of children's books by Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black. They chronicle the adventures of the Grace children, twins Simon and Jared and their older sister Mallory, after they move into the Spiderwick Estate and discover a world of fairies that they never knew existed. This class is going to be interactive in learning about all of the magical creatures and their abilities and interactions with each other and the humans. We will illustrate, discuss, and even extend stories while making our own Spiderwick field journals.
Star Wars: Surviving Political History (Semester 2)
Politics is the set of activities associated with the governance of a country, state, or an area. It involves making decisions that apply to groups or members. In modern nation-states, people often form political parties to represent their ideas. This course will take a journey to a galaxy far, far away. We will show how Star Wars characters and events were shaped by politics.
This homeschool game club will give you and your peers the opportunity to share basic to advanced game knowledge in a fun, supportive, and personal setting. Strategy games are more than just a playtime activity, strategy games provide a unique perspective on life. You will not only learn how to become better players, but also how to take a strategic approach to life’s challenges. Whether you win or lose there is always an opportunity to learn and improve.
STEAM We will be using the Hands-On Engineering curriculum as we immerse in the world of real-life engineers.Through engaging authentic learning experiences, students will create innovative solutions to relevant and timely design and engineering challenges while building STEAM skills.
Test Drive America
Buckle up as we take this amazing road trip around these beautiful United States. We will learn some fun facts about each of the 50 states along the way.
Science is around us. It is everywhere. Some science, though, is out of the ordinary. Some, in fact, is down right weird. Plants, animals, light, dark, water, air, we will explore it all.
Who Am I?
In this class, we will learn fun facts about famous people, places, and things throughout history. But the students won't know the subject each week until the end of class...unless they can guess before time runs out.
This class is all about online advertising. We will learn about commercials, and the secrets of selling products. And we will research and produce our own commercial by the end of the semester.
Zombie Apocalypse Surviving US History
Zombie Apocalypse: Surviving US History In this course, we follow The Walking Ned, a half-human, half-zombie as he walks through some of the most important elements that made the US what it is today. Ned doesn't want the zombies to know he is half human, because they will kill him. Ned doesn't want the humans to know he is half zombie, because they will kill him. How will Ned survive?